Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport: The Ultimate Volunteer Handbook (Paperback)

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Democracy is not a spectator sport! Learn how to get in the game with this comprehensive collection of more than two hundred community service opportunities and experiences. More than a simple resource guide, this unique handbook includes interviews, anecdotes, and commentary from the top folks in nonprofit and service fields and ties together the strands of volunteering, community service, and civic engagement. Whether you have a specific cause in mind or are looking for volunteer work to beef up a resume or increase professional experience, here are short- and long-term ways to get involved.

About the Author

Arthur Blaustein is a recently retired professor at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught community development, public policy, and politics. He has served on the board of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Bill Clinton and was chair of the President’s National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity under President Jimmy Carter. Blaustein has written extensively for magazines and newspaper syndicates, including Harper's, Saturday Review, The Nation, Mother Jones, The Los Angeles Times and Knight-Ridder, as well as for academic and professional journals. He lives in Berkeley, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781616080624
ISBN-10: 1616080620
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: March 28th, 2011
Pages: 272
Language: English